Benefits Of Using A Maternity Support Belt
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

While pregnant moms are worried about their baby’s health and that of their own, the best approach to have a safe pregnancy and to protect the baby is to make sure that every aspect of health is guarded appropriately. Two of the most common issues that affect majority of pregnant women are sore abdominal muscles and agonizing lower back pain. This is the reason why many pregnant women now resort to using maternity support belts during some stages of the pregnancy to protect their body and provide extra support to muscles.

Back Muscle Problems

The maternity belt is particularly helpful for women who experience back pain in the early stages of their pregnancy. With the gradually increasing load, back muscles work overtime to help maintain posture; this is where a belt comes in handy for extra support.

On the other hand, in the later stages of pregnancy when the uterus expands and shifts the women’s centre of gravity she feels weakening abdominal muscles. This puts extra pressure on the back due to the degrading posture. Some women also experience pain as the uterus might pressurize a nerve. No matter what the reason, at the end of the day, the back feels exhausted and medications prescribed in earlier stages for this pain may not be suitable at this point. This is where a maternity support belt can be worn throughout the day to alleviate muscle soreness and exhaustion.

Hormonal Imbalance Induced Pain

The hormonal changes in the body during pregnancy also trigger a natural looseness in joints, attaching the pelvic bone to the spine. This makes birth easier and is also necessary to accommodate the baby in the body. However, this hormonal imbalance can make pregnant women feel less stable when rolling in bed, sitting for long periods, walking and getting out of chairs. A maternity support belt worn through the day can help provide an extra feeling of stability.

Stretching Abdominal Muscles

Another aspect in which maternity support belts prove beneficial is the drastic stretching of abdominal muscles. While the connective tissues in the abdomen do provide some degree of elasticity, special hormones work by increasing water content in the connective tissues here. A maternity belt can provide extra support here to facilitate easy muscle expansion.

These are just a few benefits you, as a pregnant woman, can secure by wearing a maternity belt. Do remember to check out Abdo-Mend for more solutions to pregnancy pelvic pain and back pain.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
Home Cleaning Products for Pregnancy
How safe are cleaning products for pregnant women? It is a known fact that there is a link between the exposure of cleaning products and respiratory problems. So imagine how that could affect an unborn baby in the mother's womb, even before inhaling his first breath. Prenatal exposure to home…
By: Afees Alli in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Jun 08, 2016  
0
  Likes: 1

What Happens at Four Months Pregnant
A lady always feels frightened in a first pregnancy. It is the very solid time for a lady to born a baby. There are various stages of pregnancy. 4th month stage is always very risky & serious because, it has finished half time. It is the very imperative and vital…
By: Emma Mark in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Jun 04, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

5 Care After Abdominal Surgeries You Should Know
Women undergo abdominal surgeries for different reasons. The common types of surgeries include myomectomy, caesarean section ( C section )and Laparoscopy. Myomectomy is used for removing fibroids, Caesarean section is done for delivering babies surgically and Laparoscopy involves the treatment of endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst. All…
By: alihussan in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Jun 01, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Renowned Asian Egg Donor Agency
The procedure of giving egg is acquainted with the point with help the infertile lady who can't get pregnant with her own particular eggs. Since its presentation, this Asian egg donation system is generally rehearsed universally and has turned into a to a great degree powerful medicinal methodology for both…
By: Andrew Simmons in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   May 31, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Ensure A Better Body Image After Baby
Body image is a huge concern for a majority of new moms. Some women are more than okay with their pregnant bodies. But there are many others who are shocked at, and sometimes in complete denial of, the changes their bodies may be going through. Pregnancy is a big deal…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   May 09, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Asian Egg Donors In US
For quite a long time, numerous couples who have been notable consider have depended upon Asian Egg Donors in US. All the more as of late, solid procedures for egg gathering and preparation have expanded richness alternatives for women whose own eggs are unviable. A few women give their eggs…
By: Andrew Simmons in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Mar 29, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Treat the Hydrosalpinx And the Tubal Obstruction?
Although fallopian tube is the most important part of the female reproductive system and plays a vital role in the fertility process, it can also become the most vulnerable organ in your body. The frequent tubal obstruction and hydrosalpinx are also the common reason which leads to the clinic infertility.…
By: Issac Zhang in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Mar 28, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

10 Ways for Successful In Vitro Fertilization (ivf)
Dr. Ioannis Toliopoulos, Ph.D., Molecular Biologist, Physiologist, Immunologist in Reproductive Medicine | Dr. Spyridon Papageorgiou, Gynecologist, Obstetrician, Specialized in infertility The issue with the IVFs trials especially when they fail after many attempts are multidimensional. The anxiety of the couple to hold their baby in their arms has led sometimes…
By: Ioannis Toliopoulos in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Mar 24, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Women's Health - A Women’s Day Special Initiative
Today’s women are headstrong, caring and visionaries. They wake up early, cook for family, pack tiffins, make their own to-do lists, manage work commitments, travel back home on time, cook-clean-care before calling it a day. She is not just an equal but actually works harder than others. She is considered…
By: Prakruti Jiyofresh in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Mar 03, 2016  
0
  Likes: 2

Can You Have Sex With Endometriosis?
Endometriosis is the abnormal growth of cells similar to those that form the inside or lining the tissue of the uterus, but in a location outside of the uterus. Endometritis is usually not life-threatening, but it’s important to get it treated. During the treatment for endometriosis, there are many things…
By: sylvia0714 in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 25, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

How Much Do You Know About Hydrotubation Technique?
Hydrotubation technique is the introduction of a fluid (usually a dye) through the cervix (neck) of the uterus under pressure to allow visualization, by laparoscopy, of the passage of the dye through the Fallopian tubes. Hydrotubation technique is to dilate or treat the fallopian tubes by an injection of a…
By: sylvia0714 in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 25, 2016  
0
  Likes: 1

Tubal Blockage With Hydrosalpinx is Often Cured By TCM Shortly
Mrs. Huang, 32 years old, is one of the individuals who got tubal blockage with hydrosalpinx. She had an ovarian dropsy in left fallopian tube and hydrops in proper tube. She could not get pregnant for two years. She took a laparoscopyin in the long run of 2007 to excise…
By: sylvia0714 in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 23, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Take - Home Chlamydia Tests Tied to Much More Screening
Women at danger for chlamydia infections are far more probably to acquire tested if they will do it at home as an alternative to going to a clinic, suggests new study. The study participants had all previously tested constructive for chlamydia and had been treated for the sexually-transmitted disease. But…
By: sylvia0714 in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 23, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

What's the Connection Among PID And Abnormal Menstruation?
As is known, PID is really serious sexually transmitted diseases and may be classified into chronic endometriosis and chronic salpingitis.What's the connection between PID and abnormal menstruation? PID is usually a infection on female reproductive organs, so irreversible damages to the uterus, overies, fallopian tubes or other components from the…
By: sylvia0714 in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 22, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Can Herbal Medicine For Adenomyosis Be Far Better?
Adenomyosis has been not unfamiliar for women. Adenomyosis is actually a uncommon condition in which the cells of your endometrium grow in to the muscular walls of the uterus. Commonly, ladies might not have any outward symptoms this has occurred to them, but it may possibly turn into extremely painful.…
By: sylvia0714 in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 22, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 297    Report this Article